Monday, July 21, 2008
Railfan Tour Down the Columbia River and Trinidad
Near the ex-GN Rock Island bridge-within-a-bridge
Columbia River Siding
Above Trinidad siding at overhead bridge
Whaddiya know. A train!
Monday Afternoon Round Robin Presentations:
Dave Sprau - Depot Operations and Dispatching
Dave Burns - GN Officer Training Program
Earl Currie - Contemporary Operations across the Cascades
John Langlot - History of Railroading in Wenatchee, 40's to 70's.
Bob Downing - The Ellensburg Plan
Pizza Dinner at Wenatchee Museum
Upstairs in the museum
#1 - Hotel Baillets, Wellington; #2 - Members check out the layout; #3 - old meets new;
#4 - Stained glass GN logo; #5 - old GN train board from Wenatchee depot; #6 - trestle
Gary Krist talks about his book, The White Cascade
Phil Gjevre introduces Greer Nielsen who will show slides about his trips as a GN Traveling Passenger Representative.
Phil Gjevre and Chris Blankenship
Staffan Ehnbom talks about GN freight cars